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 (ăg′ər, ĕj′ĭr)
n. Norse Mythology
The god of the sea.
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(Norse Myth & Legend) Norse myth the god of the sea
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Noun1.Aegir - a high wave (often dangerous) caused by tidal flow (as by colliding tidal currents or in a narrow estuary)aegir - a high wave (often dangerous) caused by tidal flow (as by colliding tidal currents or in a narrow estuary)
tidal current, tidal flow - the water current caused by the tides
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